Steven Ray (2)

Real Name:
Steven Bernard Ray
Profile:
American songwriter, staff writer, music supervisor, producer and entertainer.
Steven started as a roadie for Sammy Davis, Jr.'s summer tours. After college he was Quincy Jones' production assistant and participated on projects like Michael Jackson’s album “Thriller,” “We Are The World,” James Ingram’s solo debut album, Frank Sinatra’s “LA Is My Lady,” and the film, The Color Purple.
Steven went on to Capital Records, where he was a senior executive in A&R and the first person of color to run their New York office. He also oversaw recordings for Freddie Jackson, re-mixes for Duran Duran and The Pet Shop Boys, and the signing of Bebe & Cece Winans and MC Hammer.
Steven later worked at Windswept Pacific Publishing as a creative executive, staff writer & music supervisor. He signed writer / producers Manuel Seal (co-writer on Mariah Carey and Usher hits), Quincy Jones, III (co-writer/producer for TuPac, Ice Cube and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme) and the co-venture with LA Reid’s publishing company, HitCo Music (which spawned hits for TLC, Anita Baker, Destiny’s Child, and numerous Beyonce solo hits).
As a music supervisor, Steven provided support for feature films Havana and Forrest Gump, and was nominated for the Best Film Music Sprit Award for "Hangin' with the Homeboys."
His current focus is management for songwriter, Andre Merritt and Danish singer / songwriter Viktoria Hansen (co-writer on Brandon Beal's “Paradise” and Krewella's “Calm Down”).
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Remix

CLT-46918 Picture Me — Steven Ray (2) Ava Cherry Communicate 1-2-1 Ava Cherry - Picture Me (Album) Capitol Records CLT-46918 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
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Instruments & Performance

QE 38112 Thriller — Steven Ray (2) Michael Jackson Michael Jackson - Thriller (Album) Epic QE 38112 Singapore & Malaysia 1982 Sell This Version
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92-3970-1 It's Your Night — Steven Ray (2) James Ingram It's Your Night and 1 more… James Ingram - It's Your Night (Album) Qwest Records 92-3970-1 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
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20475 We Are The World - The Video Event — Steven Ray (2) USA For Africa We Are The World (as Steve Ray) USA For Africa - We Are The World - The Video Event (Comp) RCA / Columbia Pictures Home Video 20475 US 1985 Sell This Version
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40-26454 We Are The World — Steven Ray (2) USA For Africa We Are The World (as Steve Ray) USA For Africa - We Are The World (Album, Comp) CBS 40-26454 Portugal 1985 Sell This Version
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V30M1818 We Are The World, The Story Behind The Song — Steven Ray (2) USA For Africa We Are The World (as Steve Ray) USA For Africa - We Are The World, The Story Behind The Song (Album) Pony Canyon V30M1818 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
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74321 33742-2 Copycat (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) — Steven Ray (2) Christopher Young Carabu Party Christopher Young - Copycat (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Milan 74321 33742-2 Europe 1995 Sell This Version
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82876735562 Off The Wall / Thriller — Steven Ray (2) Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin' Something and 1 more… Michael Jackson - Off The Wall / Thriller(2xCD, Comp, RM, S/Edition) Epic 82876735562 Canada 2006 Sell This Version
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Writing & Arrangement

CD 826 Faszination Brass — Steven Ray (2) Oberaargauer Brass Band, Manfred Obrecht Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Oberaargauer Brass Band, Manfred Obrecht - Faszination Brass(CD) Obrasso Records CD 826 Switzerland 1988 Sell This Version
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79 2543 1 Workin' Overtime — Steven Ray (2) Diana* Goin' Through The Motions and 1 more… Diana* - Workin' Overtime (Album) Motown, Ross Records (10) 79 2543 1 Portugal 1989 Sell This Version
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846 443-2 Wherever There's Love — Steven Ray (2) Anita Ward All The Money In The World Anita Ward - Wherever There's Love(CD, Album) Philips 846 443-2 Italy 1990 Sell This Version
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74321 33742-2 Copycat (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) — Steven Ray (2) Christopher Young Carabu Party Christopher Young - Copycat (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Milan 74321 33742-2 Europe 1995 Sell This Version
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DOME CD 76 Copasetic Is — Steven Ray (2) Mikelyn Roderick Thinkin' Of Us Mikelyn Roderick - Copasetic Is(CD, Album) Dome Records DOME CD 76 Europe 2007 Sell This Version
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Production

92-3970-1 It's Your Night — Steven Ray (2) James Ingram James Ingram - It's Your Night (Album) Qwest Records 92-3970-1 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
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40-26454 We Are The World — Steven Ray (2) USA For Africa We Are The World (as Steve Ray) USA For Africa - We Are The World (Album, Comp) CBS 40-26454 Portugal 1985 Sell This Version
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ST-12534 The Best Of George Clinton — Steven Ray (2) George Clinton George Clinton - The Best Of George Clinton (Comp) Capitol Records ST-12534 Australia & New Zealand 1986 Sell This Version
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CL 450 I'm In Love — Steven Ray (2) Lillo Thomas Lillo Thomas - I'm In Love(7") Capitol Records CL 450 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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7 UTRX 1 Love Child — Steven Ray (2) Jamie Dean Love Child (New York Mix) Jamie Dean - Love Child (Single) Uptown Records (10) 7 UTRX 1 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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EST 2031, 24 0740 1 Lillo — Steven Ray (2) Lillo Thomas Lillo Thomas - Lillo (Album) Capitol Records EST 2031, 24 0740 1 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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CL 445 Sexy Girl — Steven Ray (2) Lillo Thomas Sexy Girl (Sexy Mix) Lillo Thomas - Sexy Girl (Single) Capitol Records, Capitol Records CL 445 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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Technical

92-3970-1 It's Your Night — Steven Ray (2) James Ingram James Ingram - It's Your Night(LP, Album) Qwest Records 92-3970-1 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
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Visual

40-26454 We Are The World — Steven Ray (2) USA For Africa We Are The World (as Steve Ray) USA For Africa - We Are The World (Album, Comp) CBS 40-26454 Portugal 1985 Sell This Version